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EU Commission asked to clarify heat-not-burn status

EU Commission asked to clarify heat-not-burn status

| October 26, 2015

The EU Commission has been asked to clarify into which ‘category of manufactured tobacco’ heat-not-burn products are to be included. Nesa Childers, an Irish member of the European Parliament, asked also how existing EU laws would apply to this product. She had earlier asked whether the Commission was aware of these products and whether it […]

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Genetic link to nicotine dependence identified

Genetic link to nicotine dependence identified

| October 23, 2015

A smoker’s chances of developing nicotine dependence might be determined by genetics, according to a story by Miranda Escobar for yaledailynews.com citing a recent study published in the journal Translational Psychology. The study, the largest to date investigating the genetics of nicotine dependence and co-authored by Yale School of Medicine psychiatry professor Joel Gelernter, determined […]

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Views sought on outdoor public-places vaping ban

Views sought on outdoor public-places vaping ban

| October 23, 2015

A council in Wales is facing criticism for asking in a public consultation whether the use of electronic cigarettes should be banned in outdoor public places, according to a story by Oli Gross for the Morning Advertiser. The assembly member for South Wales, Peter Black, has questioned Swansea Council’s inclusion of vaping in a smoking […]

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One in three cigarettes in Macau is illegal, study finds

One in three cigarettes in Macau is illegal, study finds

| October 21, 2015

More than one-third of all cigarettes consumed is either illegally produced in Macau or smuggled into the city, giving Macau has the second-­highest incident rate of illegal cigarette consumption in Asia, according to a regional study. A report titled “Asia-16: Illicit Tobacco Indicator 2014” was commissioned to better understand the use of cigarettes in Macau […]

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US FDA deeming regulations inch forward

US FDA deeming regulations inch forward

| October 21, 2015

The US Office of Management and Budget’s Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) on Monday received from the Food and Drug Administration proposed regulations on tobacco and related products that the agency does not already regulate, according to a Reginfo.gov notification relayed by the TMA. In April last year, the FDA, which already regulates […]

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Study logs heated-products sidestream emissions

Study logs heated-products sidestream emissions

| October 20, 2015

Imperial Tobacco says that it has tested the heated-tobacco product, iQOS, and found that ‘a large number of different chemical compounds were released into the airspace around the … product during consumer use, indicating the generation of sidestream emissions,’ according to a EurekAlert story relayed by the TMA. The study was published on October 19 […]

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